Electric Energy Storage (EES) Demonstration Project
Turnkey-design, test, deliver, install, demonstrate, operate
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
Request for Proposals #500-03-501
Notice is hereby given that this RFP will be available on the Commission's
website and hard copies available according the schedule and from
the locations indicated below.
SCOPE OF RFP
The PIER Program, administered by the California Energy Commission,
funds certain public interest research, development and demonstration
(RD&D) efforts that will advance energy science or technology
not adequately provided by competitive and regulated markets. PIER's
mission is to conduct public interest energy RD&D that improves
the quality of life for Californians by providing environmentally
sound, safe, reliable and affordable energy services and products.
RD&D organizations include individuals, businesses, utilities,
and public or private research institutions.
The purpose of this RFP is to initiate an Electric Energy Storage
(EES) demonstration project to facilitate turnkey, grid connected
applications of EES to solve existing problems in California and
by extension the rest of the US. The term turnkey, as used in this
RFP, means that Bidders must design, test, deliver, install, demonstrate,
and operate an EES system.
RFP Release July 31, 2003
Pre-Bid Conference, Sacramento, CA August 21, 2003
Deadline for Submittal of Questions August 21, 2003
Distribute Questions/Answers and Addenda (if any) to RFP September
Due date for Notice of Intent to bid September 11, 2003
Publishing deadline for DVBE Advertising September 15, 2003
Deadline to Submit Proposals September 29, 2003 5:00 p.m.
Interviews with bidders (if necessary) October 27 - November 4,
Posting of Notice of Proposed Award November 14, 2003
Commission Business Meeting to approve contracts January 21, 2003
Contract Start Date March 1, 2004
Latest Contract Termination Date March 31, 2008
To obtain a hardcopy and receive future updates, you must contact
the Energy Commission's Contracts Office as follows:
RFP Hotline: (916) 654-4788 Mail or Pickup: California Energy Commission
Facsimile: (916) 654-4423 Contracts Office, MS-18
1516 Ninth Street, First Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814-5512
To obtain an electronic copy of the RFP, the Commission's website
Updates will also be posted on this website with the original RFP.